Waha Capital, an Abu Dhabi based investment firm, has invested $76 million in New York-listed AerCap Holdings.
Waha Capital has acquired 2.04 million shares as part of an open market share purchase program in January. It has been a shareholder in AerCap Holdings since 2010 and has around 15 percent stake. AerCap is a global leader in aircraft leasing and finance with approximately $44 billion of assets. (As DubaiBeat.com reported back in 2009, Waha had plans for around $1 billion of acquisitions and now has stakes in firms like Stanford Marine Group, Dunia Finance and Anglo Arabian Healthcare).
Waha Capital is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR56.
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